Friday 21st July 2017
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Emma Leaven and the rolling credit

This cartoon is part of a new series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance. 

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Emma Leaven and the apprentice retiree!

This cartoon is part of a new series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance. 

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Married Tax Break

Do married people get tax breaks?

‘Two can live as cheaply as one,’ or so I’ve heard it said, time and time again over the years. The truth, however, is a little bit more nuanced. When I first moved in with my boyfriend of five-and-a-bit years, we found that there were a few more complications to this assumption than we had…

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Emma Leaven and the bothersome bank balance

This cartoon is part of a new series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance.   

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Relax

Different ways to break up your day

A lot of employees don’t take a break during the day, other than at lunch. Some don’t even take that! Happy workers produce better work – that’s obvious, right? If you’re heart isn’t in it, you’re annoyed by the office walls, or your boss is doing your head in, you’re probably not too bothered about…

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Budget Beauty

Beauty buying on a budget

I’m a self-confessed beauty product hoarder. I have baskets and bags full of products, and can barely close my bathroom cabinet. Though, it seems I’m not the only one, as despite Brexit and the leave vote pointing to harder times financially, the UK beauty market is booming. As Mintel forecasts sales to hit £10bn this…

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Emma Leaven and the outrageous APR

This cartoon is part of a new series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance. 

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Millie Chapman

Millie Chapman

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If there’s a bargain to be had anywhere, Emily’s your gal. Theatre, drinks, baking and being treated like a VIP for free, not necessarily in that order.

Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

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Runner, tired of London but not life. Waging war on landlords.

Dan Lever

Dan Lever

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Family man from Bolton, guitar teaching exercise enthusiast, due to get married any minute now so watch this space.

Helen Harjak

Helen Harjak

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Would you like to know how to dress like a catwalk model for one millionth of the price? Talk to Helen.

Leanne Franklin

Leanne Franklin

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West Midlands lass trying to get on the housing ladder in the smoothest way possible. Likes drinking wine and dancing.

Michael Taggart

Michael Taggart

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Ex journo turned digital PR person often to be found ranting about trains or his misspent youth.

Amy Rowe

Amy Rowe

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Ex journo now digital PR person who is okay at running and bad at saving.

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Anne Hutchison

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York-based artist. Of the baby boomer gen, loves yoga and hates overpriced travel. Freelancer with a lust for life.

Clare Lawrence

Clare Lawrence

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Clare Lawrence, nicknamed 'Coupon Clare' at college, lives mostly in Cornwall. Proud mum to Gregory, she'll stop at nothing in her quest to save cash!

Jun Merrett

Jun Merrett

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Former financial journo Jun Merrett admits to still finding money matters tough! Join her as she writes her way through it.

Nadia Nadif

Nadia Nadif

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Nadia works as an actress and runs the theatre company Untold Arts. In career quiet times she teaches, temps and babysits.

Rosie Earl

Rosie Earl

Uber-geek and tv addict. Keen writer and professional trainer in the financial sector. Rubbish at maths

Fitness

Get fit: get paid

You know the cliché: new year, new you. Early January sees the gyms filling up, the streets full of pavement pounders, and empty fruit and veg aisles, as we look to shed some of the excesses of the holiday season. But, with nearly a third of us abandoning our New Year’s resolution by the second…

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